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By Arshin Adib-Moghaddam

because the architect of the Iranian Revolution of 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini continues to be the most inspirational and enigmatic figures of the 20 th century. The revolution positioned Iran on the leading edge of center East politics and the Islamic revival. two decades after his loss of life, Khomeini is respected as a religious and political figurehead in Iran and in huge swathes of the Islamic global, whereas within the West he's remembered via many as a dictator and the instigator of Islamist disagreement. Arshin Adib-Moghaddam brings jointly wonderful and rising students during this finished quantity, which covers all elements of Khomeini's existence and severely examines Khomeini the flesh presser, the thinker, and the religious chief, whereas contemplating his legacy in Iran and additional afield in different components of the Islamic international and the West. Written by means of students from various disciplines, the ebook will turn out worthwhile to scholars and normal readers drawn to the existence and instances of Khomeini and the politics that he inspired.

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